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UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) is the United Nations global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 177 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.

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NEW PUBLIC FINANCE RESPONDING GLOB

New Public Finance, The

Responding to Global Challenges

17 Nov 2006
This publication presents a first systematic account of how public finance has responded to the growing importance of the many global challenges. With contributions from more than 20 eminent scholars and practitioners, the book documents a major refurbishment of governments’ public-finance toolki...
INDICADORES DE DESARROLLO HUMANO

Indicadores de Desarrollo Humano y Género en México

28 Jul 2006
La información y los análisis disponibles acerca del desarrollo humano y la equidad de género en México han ido en aumento en los últimos años. La comunidad internacional ha impulsado la publicación y el uso de pautas cualitativas y datos desagregados por sexo. Los ocho Objetivos de Desarrollo de...
RAPPORT ARABE SUR DEV HUMAIN 2003

Rapport Arabe sur le développement humain 2003

Les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement : Un pacte entre les pays pour vaincre la pauvreté humaine

Series:
Rapport sur le Développement Humain 
9 May 2003
Ce rapport traite d’une idée simple, qu’il faut à pré- sent concrétiser : les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement. Ces huit Objectifs sont nés d’un événement his- torique : la Déclaration du Millénaire, adoptée par 189 pays réunis sous les auspices des Nations Unies pour le Sommet du M...
ARAB HUMAN DEV RPT 2005 (A)

Arab Human Development Report 2005 (Arabic language)

Towards the Rise of Women in the Arab World

Series:
Arab Human Development Report (Arabic language)
11 Dec 2006
Gender inequality is generally recognized as one of the main obstacles to development in the Arab Region. This volume of the Report focuses on the history and contemporary dynamics of Arab women's economic, political, and social empowerment. It details the processes in which gender impacts on Ara...
RAPPORT ARABE SUR DEV HUMAIN 2005

Rapport sur le développement humain arabe 2005

Vers la liberté de la femme dans le monde arabe

Series:
Rapport sur le Développement Humain 
24 Jun 2008
Ce quatrième rapport de la série de Rapports sur le développement humain arabe complète l'investigation sur certaines entraves au développement humain arabe commencée par les précédents rapports. Le rapport de l'année 2005 analyse, avec la même indépendance d'esprit qui a caractérisé les rapports...
EXPANDING ACCESS MODERN ENERGY

Expanding Access to Modern Energy Services

Replicating, Scaling Up and Mainstreaming at the Local Level

14 Jul 2006
This Report deals with the issue of making progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals by expanding access to modern energy services. It demonstrates that micro-level energy initiatives implemented through community-based approaches can successfully be scaled up, replicated and/or...
INFORME SOBRE DES HUMANO

Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano 2005 - San Luis Potosí

Series:
Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano
16 Jun 2006
La reducción de la desigualdad como objetivo de política en San Luis de Potosí, implica que tanto las características geográficas, la localización, la dispersión poblacional, la importancia de la población indígena y los rezagos en logros de la población femenina deben ser incorporados en el dise...
KAZAKHSTAN NATIONAL HUMAN DEV

National Human Development Report

Kazakhstan 2005

21 Apr 2006
Today’s demographic situation in Kazakhstan is characterized by sustained growth in the proportion of older people in the population, which is part of global population ageing. This Report is the first in-depth research into the role and needs of older people from the perspective of Human Develop...
ACHIEVING RESULTS PERFORMANCE

Achieving Results

Performance Budgeting in the Least Developed Countries

20 Oct 2006
This book is designed to address the challenges of Performance Budgeting in support of the Millennium Development Goals and in particular, how it applies to development issues in the Least Developed Countries. The underlying theme of Performance Budgeting is two-fold: first, it seeks to introduce...
NATL MDG EUROPE & CIS 2006

National Millennium Development Goals

A Framework for Action - Europe and the CIS Regional MDG Report

25 Aug 2006
The new European Union member states are on their way to achieving nationally adapted Millennium Development Goals, although some CIS countries suffer from the same levels of poverty found in Africa and need the same level of assistance from the world community. This report says that renewed comm...
ENERGY & POVERTY IN VIET NAM

Energy and Poverty in Viet Nam

Challenges and the Way Forward

11 Apr 2008
The UNDP Regional Energy Programme for Poverty Reduction (REP-PoR) aims to affect broad-based interventions in the energy sector, focusing on Asia Pacific countries. The emphasis is on harnessing energy effectively to meet developmental targets laid out in the Millennium Development Goals. As a f...
ENERGY & POVERTY IN SRI LANKA

Energy and Poverty in Sri Lanka

Challenges and the Way Forward

1 May 2008
The UNDP Regional Energy Programme for Poverty Reduction (REP-PoR) aims to affect broad-based interventions in the energy sector, focusing on Asia Pacific countries. The emphasis is on harnessing energy effectively to meet developmental targets laid out in the Millennium Development Goals. As a f...
ENERGY & POVERTY IN PHILIPPINES

Energy and Poverty in the Philippines

Challenges and the Way Forward

1 May 2008
The UNDP Regional Energy Programme for Poverty Reduction (REP-PoR) aims to affect broad-based interventions in the energy sector, focusing on Asia Pacific countries. The emphasis is on harnessing energy effectively to meet developmental targets laid out in the Millennium Development Goals. As a f...
ENERGY & POVERTY IN PACIFIC ISLA

Energy and Poverty in the Pacific Island Countries

Challenges and the Way Forward

2 Oct 2008
This publication reports on the energy sector in the Pacific Island countries and describes its linkages to poverty, the gaps therein, and the modalities for overcoming them. It aims to facilitate the inclusion of a strong energy component in the socio-economic development programme of the Pacifi...
ENERGY & POVERTY IN NEPAL

Energy and Poverty in Nepal

Challenges and the Way Forward

11 Apr 2008
The UNDP Regional Energy Programme for Poverty Reduction (REP-PoR) aims to affect broad-based interventions in the energy sector, focusing on Asia Pacific countries. The emphasis is on harnessing energy effectively to meet developmental targets laid out in the Millennium Development Goals. As a f...
ENERGY & POVERTY IN MALDIVES

Energy and Poverty in the Maldives

Challenges and the Way Forward

1 May 2008
The UNDP Regional Energy Programme for Poverty Reduction (REP-PoR) aims to affect broad-based interventions in the energy sector, focusing on Asia Pacific countries. The emphasis is on harnessing energy effectively to meet developmental targets laid out in the Millennium Development Goals. As a f...
ENERGY & POVERTY IN MALAYSIA

Energy and Poverty in Malaysia

Challenges and the Way Forward

1 May 2008
The UNDP Regional Energy Programme for Poverty Reduction (REP-PoR) aims to affect broad-based interventions in the energy sector, focusing on Asia Pacific countries. The emphasis is on harnessing energy effectively to meet developmental targets laid out in the Millennium Development Goals. As a f...
ENERGY & POVERTY IN CHINA

Energy and Poverty in China

Challenges and the Way Forward

1 May 2008
The UNDP Regional Energy Programme for Poverty Reduction (REP-PoR) aims to affect broad-based interventions in the energy sector, focusing on Asia Pacific countries. The emphasis is on harnessing energy effectively to meet developmental targets laid out in the Millennium Development Goals. As a f...
ENERGY & POVERTY IN CAMBODIA

Energy and Poverty in Cambodia

Challenges and the Way Forward

1 May 2008
The UNDP Regional Energy Programme for Poverty Reduction (REP-PoR) aims to affect broad-based interventions in the energy sector, focusing on Asia Pacific countries. The emphasis is on harnessing energy effectively to meet developmental targets laid out in the Millennium Development Goals. As a f...
ENERGY & POVERTY IN BANGLADESH

Energy and Poverty in Bangladesh

Challenges and the Way Forward

1 May 2008
The UNDP Regional Energy Programme for Poverty Reduction (REP-PoR) aims to affect broad-based interventions in the energy sector, focusing on Asia Pacific countries. The emphasis is on harnessing energy effectively to meet developmental targets laid out in the Millennium Development Goals. As a f...
ARAB HUMAN DEV RPT 2005

Arab Human Development Report 2005

Towards the Rise of Women in the Arab World

Series:
Arab Human Development Report
11 Dec 2006
Gender inequality is generally recognized as one of the main obstacles to development in the Arab Region. This volume of the Report focuses on the history and contemporary dynamics of Arab women's economic, political, and social empowerment. It details the processes in which gender impacts on Ara...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2006

Human Development Report 2006

Beyond Scarcity: Power, Poverty and the Global Water Crises

Series:
Human Development Report
3 Nov 2006
The 2006 Human Development Report focuses on water and human development. Water is central to the realization of human potential. It is a source of life for people and for the planet. Clean water and sanitation have a profound bearing on health and human dignity. Inequalities in access to clean w...
CENTRAL ASIA HUMAN DEV RPT

Human Development Report 2005

Central Asia - Bringing Down Barriers, Regional Cooperation for Human Development and Human Security

13 Jan 2006
This report is a comprehensive analysis of the many challenges that confront Central Asia, including high trade costs, environmental devastation, increased inequality, rising migration, the rapid spread of HIV/AIDS and poor governance. The Report calls on the regional organizations and internatio...
EXPANDING ACCESS FINANCIAL SERVIC

Expanding Access to Financial Services in Malawi

21 Apr 2006
This report assesses the achievements and challenges for microfinance service delivery in Malawi, with particular attention to rural and agricultural markets. It identifies key elements that influence the development of Malawi’s financial system, and provides some recommendations and opportunitie...
DELIVERING THE GOODS BUILDING LOC

Delivering the Goods

Building Local Government Capacity to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals - A Practitioner's Guide from UNCDF Experience in Least Developed Countries

7 Apr 2006
A key part of any strategy for poverty reduction and for achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, lies in improved delivery of basic public infrastructure and related services. This Guide is intended as a modest contribution to addressing this challenge.